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  • United and Orbitz sue to halt 'hidden city' booking

    United and Orbitz sue to halt 'hidden city' booking
    A 45-minute flight from San Diego to Los Angeles can get pretty pricey—about $350 for one-way economy seats on American Airlines. But an unusual travel site can get you there for about $200 less. The catch is you must book a flight from San...
  • Orlando International may pick food concessionaire offering $2 million less than competitor

    Orlando International may pick food concessionaire offering $2 million less than competitor
    The company that now feeds passengers at one of the four airsides of Orlando International Airport may lose a bid for another food concession contract, even though it is offering $2 million more than the firm that was picked for the job. Areas USA, which...
  • Allegiant adds two new Fort Lauderdale routes

    Allegiant adds two new Fort Lauderdale routes
    Low-cost carrier Allegiant Air is planning to launch new nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale and Syracuse, N.Y. starting Feb. 13, and between Fort Lauderdale and Columbus, Ohio on March 13. The Las Vegas-based airline is offering special fares...
  • BART opens new train line to Oakland airport

    BART opens new train line to Oakland airport
    San Francisco’s BART commuter rail system opened up a direct train line to Oakland International Airport on Saturday, completing a direct connection that some have been waiting for nearly 50 years. The trains started running on time at 6 a.m....
  • Economy airline seat morphs into business suite

    Economy airline seat morphs into business suite
    For the last few years, airline interior designers have been inventing new ways to cram more passengers into an airline cabin. But the winner of an airline industry award for innovation broke from that tradition with an economy seat that converts to a...
  • With fuel prices falling, will airlines lose incentive to fly efficiently?

    With fuel prices falling, will airlines lose incentive to fly efficiently?
    As fuel costs drop for the nation’s airlines, so too will the incentive to fly more efficiently. That was the warning from a nonprofit environmental group that tracks fuel efficiency and air pollution among the world’s airlines. The...
  • Letter: Flight prices largely depend on timing

    Re: letter from Jim Jansen, “Flight prices are too sky high,” Nov. 15. Mr. Jansen cites higher fares out of Burbank as his reason for choosing LAX. The airlines set the fare price, not the airport, but the airlines do offer lower tier...
  • Pent-up travel demand could make Thanksgiving busy in Orlando area

    Pent-up travel demand could make Thanksgiving busy in Orlando area
    Thanksgiving is a time for traditions: watching big football games, eating homemade pumpkin pie and, of course, enduring travel headaches and traffic snarls. Some 2.3 million Floridians are expected to travel between Wednesday and Sunday, according to a...
  • Airlines eye tech partners to tap customer data

    Airlines eye tech partners to tap customer data
    Airlines are seeking to work more closely with travel technology companies to mine customer data for ways to generate more revenue beyond ticket sales, emulating other industries already using such methods. While retailers have implemented ever more...
  • Azul Brazilian Airlines gets approval for Fort Lauderdale flights

    Azul Brazilian Airlines gets approval for Fort Lauderdale flights
    Low-cost Azul Brazilian Airlines has received federal approval to sell tickets for flights between Fort Lauderdale and the Sao Paulo/Campinas area of Brazil. Approval by the U.S. Department of Transportation and the Federal Aviation Administration...
  • Family travel tips

    Family travel tips
    Holiday travel can be brutal on families, especially those with small children. Unexpected delays and problems can play havoc with even the best-laid plans. To help your holiday travel run as smoothly as possible, sit down with your family before your...